|The Goa Media in the 1960s (an interview with Prof. Ave Cleto Afonso) - Frederick Noronha|
Goa was a Portuguese colony till 1961. In December that year, some 451 years of Portuguese rule ended here, following an action by the Indian Army (preceded by a campaign by freedom fighters). What was the shape of the media then? How and why did things change? What led to the demise of the Portuguese papers of the time, and the rise of a new media? Ave Cleto Afonso, who taught Philosophy for long at the Dhempe College in Panjim (Goa, India), was a journalist in the crucial period in the 1960s (...
Keywords: goa, media, india, portuguese colony, newspapers, interview, understanding the media